PAW PRINTS

Clinton Middle School Newsletter - August 5, 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, August 8 - Football Workouts, 8:30am - 10:00am

August 9 - 11 - Football Workouts, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Thursday, August 11 - Class Schedule Pick Up, 9:00am-10:30am and 2:00pm-3:30pm

Tuesday, August 16 - FIRST DAY of SCHOOL!!!

Monday, August 22 - Virtual Parent Meeting, 5:30pm

Monday, August 22 - Fall Sports Parent Meeting, 5:45pm, CMS Big Gym

Monday, August 29 - Girls Volleyball Game, 5:00pm @ Brewer

Tuesday, August 30 - MAP Testing (ELA)

Wednesday, August 31 - Girls Volleyball Game, 5:00pm, CMS Big Gym

Thursday, September 1 - MAP Testing (MATH)

WELCOME to the 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR at CLINTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

We are very excited to welcome you to to the 2022-2023 school year at CMS. Each Friday we will send you our weekly electronic newsletter, Paw Prints. If you know of anyone that did not get this edition of the newsletter, please forward it to them. We want to make sure that everyone is informed of the amazing happenings at our school. If someone forwarded this newsletter to you, it means that we do not have an updated email address for you in our student database. If this is the case for you, please email Assistant Principal, Michael Randall, or Principal, Jeffrey Parks, so we can update your records. Welcome to the home of the Wildcats and we look forward to providing you and your student with an excellent educational experience this year!

SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR

Click on the link to view the 2022-2023 school year schedule.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Laurens County DSS has partnered with Grace Church to host a Back to School Bash for the children and families of Laurens County. There will be Food Trucks, Bounce Houses, Free School Supplies, Games and Family Fun. The event is Friday August 5, 2022 from 11:00am – 4:00pm at Laurens County DSS, 93 Human Services Road, Clinton, SC 29325.

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SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

Clinton Middle School is asking parents to supply the following materials for their students:


  • Pencils
  • Paper
  • Highlighters
  • Colored pencils or markers
  • 1 3-ring notebook
  • 4 composition notebooks

CLASS SCHEDULES

Class schedules will be available for pick up for 7th graders, 8th graders, and 6th graders who did not attend Bridge Day on Thursday, August 11. Schedules can be picked up in the car rider line outside the small gym that day from 9:00am - 10:30am and again from 2:00pm - 3:30pm.

FALL SPORTS MEETING

There will be a brief but mandatory meeting for all students playing a fall sport and their parents/guardians. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 22 at 5:45pm. At that meeting, eligibility requirements will be reviewed and Student Athlete Participation Contracts will be distributed and signed. If you have questions, please contact your childś coach or out program director, Andrew Campbell via email.

MOBILE PHONE POLICY

Students should know that cell phones, headphones, earbuds (for non-academic purposes), and other similar devices cannot be visible and should be placed out of sight upon entering Clinton Middle School. These devices are not allowed at any time that students are in the building between the hours of 7:30am and 3:45pm. Students who violate this policy will receive consequences and repeat offenders will receive out of school suspensions. Please review this policy with your child. Parents should know that if they need to communicate a message to a student at Clinton Middle School, they may do so by calling (864) 833-0807.

FIGHTING at SCHOOL

Last year, we unfortunately experienced a significant number of fights at CMS. Fights any all other physical altercations pose a very serious threat to students and staff members. Maintaining a safe environment for everyone is our top priority. Effective immediately, any student involved in a fight or physical altercation will be suspended from school for a minimum of 5 days and will automatically be recommended for expulsion. Additionally, any student that instigates a fight or physical altercation will face the same consequence of 5 days of out of school suspension and will also be recommended for expulsion.